Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5500

Winner
Nikon D5300

100

Nikon D5500

97

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5300

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5500

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.8"

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competitors

Nikon D5300 Competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$469 - $597 body only

$559 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$313 body only

$349 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 body only

$729 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies

Nikon D5500 Competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$469 - $597 body only

$559 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 body only

$729 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$477 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
True resolution Much lower true resolution

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